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Hili Archaeological ParkPer UNESCO, "The Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) constitute a serial property that testifies to sedentary human occupation of a desert region since the Neolithic period with vestiges of many prehistoric cultures".

Archaeological evidence suggests that humans started living in Al Ain around 2500 and 2000BC. Presence of water from nearby oases encouraged activities such as farming, cattle raising and led to permanent settlements. This also made Al Ain a popular stopping point for nomadic travelers to and from Oman. It is possible to view several relics of previous ages at Al Ain National Museum.